Remember tonight... for it is the beginning of always.

— Dante Alighieri

The most special Dante Alighieri quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

Three things remain with us from paradise: stars, flowers and children.


The more souls who resonate together, the greater the intensity of their love.

.. and, mirror-like... each soul reflects the other.

Dante Alighieri quote A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.


Beauty awakens the soul to act.

Dante Alighieri quote Everyday is new life to a wise man. Thin

Everyday is new life to a wise man. Think that this day will never dawn again.


L'amor che move il sole e l'altre stelle (The love that moves the sun and the other stars)


The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality. [This miserable mode Maintain the melancholy souls of those Who lived withouten infamy or praise.]


Do not be afraid; our fate Cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.


Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.


Be like a solid tower whose brave height remains unmoved by all the winds that blow; the man who lets his thoughts be turned aside by one thing or another, will lose sight of his true goal, his mind sapped of its strength.


I care not where my body may take me as long as my soul is embarked on a meaningful journey.


He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he had refused it.


I am the way into the city of woe. I am the way to a forsaken people. I am the way into eternal sorrow. Sacred justice moved my architect. I was raised here by divine omnipotence, Primordial love and ultimate intellect. Only those elements time cannot wear Were made before me, and beyond time I stand. Abandon all hope ye who enter here.

112 gia volgena il mio disio e'l velle si come rota ch'igualmente e mossa, l'amor che move: i sole e l'altre stelle a wheel turns smoothtly, free from jars, my will and my desire were turned by love, The love that moves the sun and the other stars.


About Dante Alighieri

Quotes 269 sayings
Nationality Italian
Profession Poet
Birthday 1265

Because your question searches for deep meaning, I shall explain in simple words


There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.


Nature is the art of God.


Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.


Through me the way into the suffering city, Through me the way to the eternal pain, Through me the way that runs among the lost. Justice urged on my high artificer; My maker was divine authority, The highest wisdom, and the primal love. Before me nothing but eternal things were made, And I endure eternally. Abandon every hope, ye who enter here.


Mankind is at its best when it is most free.

This will be clear if we grasp the principle of liberty. We must recall that the basic principle is freedom of choice, which saying many have on their lips but few in their minds.


From a little spark may burst a flame.


The heaven that rolls around cries aloud to you while it displays its eternal beauties, and yet your eyes are fixed upon the earth alone.


Love insists the loved loves back


Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground.


Without hope we live in desire.


O human race, born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou so fall?


The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.


He listens well who takes notes.


If you follow your natural bent;you will definitely go to heaven


Lying in a featherbed will bring you no fame, nor staying beneath the quilt, and he who uses up his life without achieving fame leaves no more vestige of himself on Earth than smoke in the air or foam upon the water.


My soul tasted that heavenly food, which gives new appetite while it satiates.


The devil is not as black as he is painted.


From a small spark, Great flame has risen.


Blessed are the peacemakers, For they have freed themselves from sinful wrath.


Eternal love made me.


As flowerlets drooped and puckered in the night turn up to the returning sun and spread their petals wide on his new warmth and light-just so my wilted spirits rose again and such a heat of zeal surged through my veins that I was born anew.


The loser, when a game of dice is done, remains behind reviewing every roll sadly, and sadly wiser, and alone.


A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.


He who awaits the call, but sees the need, Already sets his spirit to refuse it.


... Nessun maggior dolore Che ricordarsi del tempo felice Nella miseria. (There is no greater pain than to remember a happy time when one is in misery.)


The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.


How come I never meet any nice girls?


They yearn for what they fear for.


I saw a point that shone with light so keen, the eye that sees it cannot bear its blazing; the star that is for us the smallest one would seem a moon if placed beside this point.


Follow your own star!


Consider the sea's listless chime: Time's self it is, made audible.


Still desiring, we live without hope.


Come, follow me, and leave the world to its babblings.


Here let dead poetry rise once more to life.


There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.


Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from the eternal.